FCEDA In the News

Silver Line already bringing business to Fairfax County’s largest commercial districts

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 4:42pm

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) President and CEO Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., said the Silver Line, the first Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) line to open since 1991, already is making Tysons Corner and Reston – Fairfax County’s largest business centers – more attractive to businesses that are interested in expansion or relocation options.

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Fairfax County supervisors congratulate Economic Development Authority for 50 years of success

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 2:56pm

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors today congratulated the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) on the occasion of the FCEDA’s 50th anniversary of its creation. The supervisors issued a resolution recognizing the FCEDA’s work to promote the county as one of the world’s best business locations and build a strong, diversified economic base.

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Fairfax County EDA joins leading U.K. business organizations to host seminar on U.S. cybersecurity market opportunities

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 3:24pm

London and Fairfax County, Virginia USA – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) joined forces with two influential British business organizations to host a June 24 seminar in which experts discussed challenges and opportunities in the U.S. cybersecurity market for British companies.

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Metro sets July 26 opening for new Silver Line rail service to Fairfax County’s largest business centers

Monday, June 23, 2014 - 12:53pm

Opening the Silver Line, which the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) today set for Saturday, July 26, will provide new connections to Fairfax County’s largest business centers, said the president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA).

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Fairfax County is home to 10 companies on 2014 Fortune 500 list

Monday, June 9, 2014 - 9:12am

Ten Fairfax County-based companies, in industries ranging from defense and technology consulting to financial services and hospitality, hold spots in Fortune magazine’s list of the 500 largest publicly traded companies in the United States. The 2014 Fortune 500 is available online.

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Fairfax County executives urged to link business success with high-quality public schools

Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 4:36pm

More than 100 Fairfax County business executives attended a June 4 kickoff luncheon for the Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools and heard from speakers making the link between a successful school system, a well-trained workforce and a county economy that can continue to be the economic powerhouse of the Washington area and Virginia.

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Fairfax County EDA president applauds hiring of new public schools foundation executive director

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 4:30pm

Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) and chairman of the Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools, applauded the hiring of Michelangelo Infurnari as the new executive director of the Foundation. The organization was founded in 2010 to raise private funds to support strategic goals of the 11th-largest public school system in the nation.

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Fairfax County EDA works with 32 businesses adding almost 700 jobs to the local economy

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 10:28am

During the first quarter of 2014, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) provided services and resources to 32 businesses that are adding almost 700 jobs in Fairfax County. Most of these businesses are in the information technology and professional services sectors, and seven are foreign-based firms using a Fairfax County location to expand in North America.

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U.S. ambassador to South Korea hosts May 29 business reception with Fairfax County EDA

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 8:37am

The United States Ambassador to South Korea, Sung Y. Kim, hosted a May 29 business networking reception at his residence in Seoul with the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA).

More than 60 people attended the event, including executives from Korean companies with U.S. operations, and representatives from companies considering expansion in the U.S. Also attending were Korean government officials and a representative from the new Songdo, Korea, campus of Fairfax-based George Mason University.

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Seventeen of Fantastic 50 fastest-growing companies in Virginia hail from Fairfax County

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 2:43pm

Seventeen Fairfax County companies are part of the 2014 Virginia Chamber of Commerce Fantastic 50 rankings of the 50 fastest-growing businesses in Virginia.

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